October 31, 2012; San Francisco, CA, USA; San Francisco Giants right fielder Hunter Pence (8) acknowledges to the crowd while riding in a car during the World Series victory parade at Market Street. The Giants defeated the Detroit Tigers in a four-game sweep to win the 2012 World Series. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

World Series Polls & History of WS MVP


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Tell us who you think will be World Series MVP down in the comments below! If you’re the first person to comment, and are correct, I’ll throw in prize TBD for you!

And just for your information, a little history lesson on all the World Series MVP Award winners, via Baseball Almanac.

World Series Most Valuable Player AwardSport Magazine Award / Babe Ruth Award
Year Name(s) (Quantity) Position League Team
1955

Johnny Podres (1)

P NL

Brooklyn

1956

Don Larsen (1)

P AL

New York

1957

Lew Burdette (1)

P NL

Milwaukeee

1958

Bob Turley (1)

P AL

New York

1959

Larry Sherry (1)

P NL

Los Angeles

1960

Bobby Richardson (1)

2B AL

New York

1961

Whitey Ford (1)

P AL

New York

1962

Ralph Terry (1)

P AL

New York

1963

Sandy Koufax (1)

P NL

Los Angeles

1964

Bob Gibson (1)

P NL

St. Louis

1965

Sandy Koufax (2)

P NL

Los Angeles

1966

Frank Robinson (1)

OF AL

Baltimore

1967

Bob Gibson (2)

P NL

St. Louis

1968

Mickey Lolich (1)

P AL

Detroit

1969

Donn Clendenon (1)

1B NL

New York

1970

Brooks Robinson (1)

3B AL

Baltimore

1971

Roberto Clemente (1)

OF NL

Pittsburgh

1972

Gene Tenace (1)

C AL

Oakland

1973

Reggie Jackson (1)

OF AL

Oakland

1974

Rollie Fingers (1)

P AL

Oakland

1975

Pete Rose (1)

3B NL

Cincinnati

1976

Johnny Bench (1)

C NL

Cincinnati

1977

Reggie Jackson (2)

OF AL

New York

1978

Bucky Dent (1)

SS AL

New York

1979

Willie Stargell (1)

1B NL

Pittsburgh

1980

Mike Schmidt (1)

3B NL

Philadelphia

1981

Ron Cey (1)

3B NL

Los Angeles

Pedro Guerrero (1)

OF NL

Los Angeles

Steve Yeager (1)

C NL

Los Angeles

1982

Darrell Porter (1)

C NL

St. Louis

1983

Rick Dempsey (1)

C AL

Baltimore

1984

Alan Trammell (1)

SS AL

Detroit

1985

Bret Saberhagen (1)

P AL

Kansas City

1986

Ray Knight (1)

3B NL

New York

1987

Frank Viola (1)

P AL

Minnesota

1988

Orel Hershiser (1)

P NL

Los Angeles

1989

Dave Stewart (1)

P AL

Oakland

1990

Jose Rijo (1)

P NL

Cincinnati

1991

Jack Morris (1)

P AL

Minnesota

1992

Pat Borders (1)

C AL

Toronto

1993

Paul Molitor (1)

3B / DH AL

Toronto

1994

Strike Season

n/a n/a

n/a

1995

Tom Glavine (1)

P NL

Atlanta

1996

John Wetteland (1)

P AL

New York

1997

Livan Hernandez (1)

P NL

Florida

1998

Scott Brosius (1)

3B AL

New York

1999

Mariano Rivera (1)

P AL

New York

2000

Derek Jeter (1)

SS AL

New York

2001

Randy Johnson (1)

P NL

Arizona

Curt Schilling (1)

P NL

Arizona

2002

Troy Glaus (1)

3B AL

Anaheim

2003

Josh Beckett (1)

P NL

Florida

2004

Manny Ramirez (1)

OF

AL

Boston

2005

Jermaine Dye (1)

OF

AL

Chicago

2006

David Eckstein (1)

SS

NL

St. Louis

2007

Mike Lowell (1)

3B

AL

Boston

2008

Cole Hamels (1)

P NL

Philadelphia

2009

Hideki Matsui (1)

DH AL

New York

2010 Edgar Renteria (1) SS NL San Francisco
2011 David Freese (1) 3B NL St. Louis
2012 Pablo Sandoval (1) 3B NL San Francisco

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